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LMSW Home Visit Social Worker—$4,500.00 Sign-on Bonus

Posted: 01/14/2022


$4,500.00 Sign-on Bonus
Join our team who are making a difference, not just in healthcare, but right here in the heart of our community!  Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care, the largest non-profit hospice agency in Kansas City, believes our care model provides the best possible service to our patients and their families.
Position Description:
Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care is searching for a Licensed Social Worker (LMSW) to provide in-home patient care.  The Social worker will assist patients and their families to adjust to illness and grief, resolve personal, financial and environmental issues that occur with expected death, and provide grief counseling support.

If your heart draws you to Hospice and Palliative care, please apply!

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess:
  • Master’s degree in Social Work
  • Current, unencumbered, Missouri LMSW license (dual Kansas LMSW license preferred)
  • Minimum of one year relevant Medical Social Work experience required; two to five years similar experience preferred  
  • Prior, relevant grief counseling experience
  • Prior experience conducting community home visits, preferred 
  • Reliable transportation with current auto insurance

We Strive to be the Best Place to Work:
  • We offer generous and competitive salaries and benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long-term Disability insurance, Tuition reimbursement, PTO, Mileage reimbursement, 403b retirement contributions
  • You will enjoy meaningful work!  Each day you will know that you and your team are making a difference in the lives of others.
  • We are dedicated and committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).  We don’t just accept differences—we celebrate them, we support them, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and our community.  Our diversity defines us. It binds us. It makes us great.
We Live Our Mission:
“To bring expert care, peace of mind, comfort, guidance, and hope to people who are affected by life-limiting illness or by grief. Our Vision is each person in our community is valued from life through death and each family is supported in their grief.”
We ask you to support us in achieving our Mission and Vision by contributing the following:
  • Assessing patients, their families and/or primary caregivers to obtain information relevant to a psychosocial assessment including, an evaluation of the social, spiritual, financial and environmental issues that might occur with an anticipated death. 
  • Providing education regarding Advanced Directives, Durable Power of Attorney (DPOA), Do Not Resuscitate (DNR), and other issues associated with end of life care
  • Providing educational in-service training regarding the psychosocial needs of the hospice patient/family to the hospice staff, volunteers, and other agencies when needed.
  • Communicating effectively and professionally within the team environment, demonstrating respectful and appropriate language and nonverbal behavior; actively seeking to resolve customer and co-worker concerns in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrating the ability to recognize, understand, and appreciate our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), by demonstrating social and cultural sensitivity appropriate to diverse patients, families, and staff.

Not all Hospice care organizations are created equal. Learn why Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care is truly special!

KCH&PC is an equal-opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQIA persons encouraged to apply.
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Job Type: Full Time